22 / Intentional connection in the digital office
Hello and welcome to another issue of Arnes Weekly! Hope your week was good, enjoy ✌🏻
Tweet of the Week
“I’m sorry, but we had to cut down the scope to make the deadline.” — @WdeB on Twitter
- Intentional connection in the digital office (seths.blog) — Seth Godin about the difference of online and offline human connection.
- Why did the web take over desktop and not mobile? (subconscious.substack.com) — Gordon Brander explains the reasons why so many desktop apps are web based (e.g. Electron), but most mobile apps are still native.
- The Mentorship Diamond (mikemcquaid.com) — Mike McQuaid about mentorship and why it is important (in both directions).
- Coverage Marks (ferrous-systems.com) — Aleksey describes the concept of coverage marks. Pretty cool concept.
- Why it's reliable enough for production (pythonspeed.com) — The docs of the Python memory profiler called
filprofilerhave some insights on what's required for production-level Rust.
- Rust programs written entirely in Rust (blog.sunfishcode.online) — sunfishcode about what it takes to have Rust programs only depend on Rust code (not libc and friends).
- A Better Shell (matklad.github.io) — Aleksey Kladov has a wishlist of improvements for his shell.
- How PCI-Express works and why you should care? #GPU (ovh.com) — A great explanation of PCIe and what to look out for when trying to maximise your GPU performance.
- Quadratic algorithms are slow (and hashmaps are fast) (jvns.ca) — Julia Evans compares linear and quadratic algorithms with concrete examples.
Cutting Room Floor
- mRNA cancer therapy now in human trials after shrinking mouse tumours (independent.co.uk) — Thomas Kingsley about BioNTech moving to human trials for their mRNA-based cancer therapy!
- Art Student’s 407-Piece Hand-Carved Wooden Clock Literally Writes The Time (ablogtowatch.com) —Zen Love about the crazy wooden clock by Suzuki Kango’s. Watch the video!
- The 'Dead-Internet Theory' Is Wrong but Feels True (theatlantic.com) — Kaitlyn Tiffany about the conspiracy story that most of the internet today is bots.
- Ok. So, You Can’t Decide. (randsinrepose.com) — Michael Lopp about what to do when you just can't decide.
- The disastrous voyage of Satoshi, the world’s first cryptocurrency cruise ship (theguardian.com) — Sophie Elmhirst tells the story of the failed plan to sell flats on a cruise ship for a tax-free cryptocurrency dream-society.
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